Start with Sun Cluster 3.2
By Juergens-Oracle on Feb 07, 2007
The next powerful version of Sun Cluster is available. Sun Cluster 3.2 is part of the Solaris Cluster product suite which includes Sun Cluster, Sun Cluster Geographic Edition, developer tools and support for commercial and open-source applications through agents. Some resources I like to mention:
- Summary of cool new features in Sun Cluster 3.2
- You should frequently check the Sun Cluster OASIS blog.
- Check Solaris Cluster webpages for all details.
For the installation of Sun Cluster 3.2 you should know:
--> Solaris 10 11/06 (Update3) is required. No earlier release of Solaris 10 is supported.
--> Addtional the following patches are highly recommended. (The table lists minimum revision of the patches)
118833-36 SunOS 5.10: kernel patch
124918-02 SunOS 5.10: devfsadm, devlinks, drvconfig patch
124916-01 SunOS 5.10: sd, ssd drivers patch
121010-04 SunOS 5.10: rpc.metad patch
120986-10 SunOS 5.10: mkfs and newfs patch
118855-36 SunOS 5.10_x86: kernel patch
124920-02 SunOS 5.10_x86: Solaris boot filelist.ramdisk patch
124919-02 SunOS 5.10_x86: devfsadm patch support
124917-02 SunOS 5.10_x86: sd driver patch
121011-04 SunOS 5.10_x86: rpc.metad patch
120987-10 SunOS 5.10_x86: mkfs, newfs, other ufs utils patch
Note: Sun Cluster 3.2 can also run on Solaris 9 8/05 (Update8). Certainly all Solaris 10 specific features are not available in Solaris 9.
- To reach a stable/supported Sun Cluster you should examine the
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